Unseasonably cold temperatures spreading into central U.S.
A strong cold front will usher a much colder air mass into the central and eastern U.S. for the end of the work week. Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees below average in some areas. Rain and snow will be possible across the Great Lakes on Friday as the system crosses the area. Heavy snow is possible in the central Appalachians Friday night.
Hazardous Weather Conditions
20NM W Santa Barbara CA
Marine Point Forecast [NOTICE]
- SynopsisAT 09Z...OR 2 AM PDT...A 1000 MB LOW WAS 500
NM W OF PORTLAND...WITH A COLD FRONT EXTENDING S OF THE LOW. THIS
FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT. AHEAD OF THE FRONT...WEAK S FLOW CAN BE EXPECTED...AND
MODERATE NW FLOW BEHIND THE FRONT. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE NORTHERN WATERS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
- Today Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming S 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. A chance of drizzle, then a chance of rain after 11am. Patchy fog before 11am. W swell 3 ft at 12 seconds. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
- Tonight SW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NW after midnight. Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11pm. W swell 3 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
- Saturday NNW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming WSW in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers before 11am. W swell 4 ft at 15 seconds. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
- Saturday Night WSW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NNW in the evening. Mostly clear. W swell 5 ft. Wind waves around 2 ft.
- Sunday NNW wind around 10 kt becoming WNW in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 kt. Sunny. W swell 4 to 5 ft. Wind waves around 2 ft.
- Sunday Night NNW wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly clear. W swell 3 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
- Monday NNE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming WNW in the morning. Sunny. W swell 3 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
- Monday Night NNE wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly clear. W swell 3 ft. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
- Tuesday Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. W swell 3 ft. Wind waves around 1 ft.
This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area.
Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone
forecast and the NDFD graphics.
The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc.
These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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